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Homerun with Sue Smith

Homerun helps Montrealers navigate the news of the day. We discover what's really happening, how it affects you and what you can do about it.

  • 09:23
    Samuel Chouinard is the choreographer behind Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir's historic Olympic win in PyeongChang. The ice dancing champions trained with Chouinard at the Complexe Gadbois in the Southwest, but they weren't his only Olympic clients. Chouinard talks to host Sue Smith about what it's like to choreograph competing teams, the day-to-day of working with Virtue and Moir, and the question on everyone's lips – is the ice dancing duo together?
    Feb 20, 2018
  • 08:31
    Hydro-Québec has been celebrating its historic energy deal with Massachusetts. The Northern Pass Transmission project is a 20-year deal that will generate millions in revenue for the public utility. But, there's one last step before that becomes a reality – New Hampshire's approval. Annie Ropeik, energy and environment reporter with New Hampshire Public Radio, gives us the rundown.
    Jan 30, 2018
  • 08:27
    A lot is at stake for world economies, Including here in Quebec— NAFTA talks have resumed in Montreal, Canada has just finalized an agreement on a revised TPP, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has joined world leaders and the financial elite in Davos for the World Economic Forum. Dominique Anglade, Quebec's Deputy Premier and Minister of Economic Development, weighs in from Davos.
    Jan 23, 2018
  • 08:05
    Kids Code Jeunesse will recieve $6 million from the federal government. We speak with Kate Arthur, the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Kids Code Jeunesse about learning, coding and the future.
    Jan 22, 2018
  • 08:56
    Christopher has 19,000 followers on Instagram and has become a world traveller.
    Dec 15, 2017
  • 08:32
    Adults got to vote in the municipal election; but so did kids! Homerun's Laurène Jardin went to speak to a few kids to see what issues matter to them.
    Nov 8, 2017
  • 06:42
    Sue Smith with John Hutton, a Concordia University student who is challenging the "man who has had sex with a man" policy for blood donation, one blood drive at a time.
    Oct 17, 2017
  • 10:51
    Sue Smith in conversation with Nabil Mehchi and Karen Cho, two of the Montrealers behind "Interrupt This Program", that looks to the artists in cities that have experienced major traumas and how they strive for change.
    Oct 13, 2017
  • 07:33
    Sue Smith in conversation with the Cassandra Steer, the executive director of Women in International Security Canada, on what happens when we see more women in international peacekeeping.
    Oct 11, 2017
  • 07:57
    Homerun's Melissa Fundira on a new augmented reality app the developers call a new type of journalism. The Enemy puts you in global conflict zones, face-to-face with real combatants and their stories.
    Oct 5, 2017
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